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[jur-nl-is-tik] /ˌdʒɜr nlˈɪs tɪk/
of, relating to, or characteristic of journalists or journalism.
Origin of journalistic
First recorded in 1825-35; journalist + -ic
Related forms
journalistically, adverb
nonjournalistic, adjective
nonjournalistically, adverb
prejournalistic, adjective
unjournalistic, adjective Unabridged
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  • Comrade Ossipon was familiar with the beauties of its journalistic style.

    The Secret Agent Joseph Conrad
  • Once, when I was a young man, I was offered some journalistic work.

    Audrey Craven May Sinclair
  • No journalistic optimism, no ministerial magniloquence can alter that.

    England and Germany Emile Joseph Dillon
  • But the sensation from a journalistic point of view was already well in the past.

    Under Western Eyes Joseph Conrad
  • Throughout my journalistic experience I have been fortunate in one respect.

    Recollections David Christie Murray
British Dictionary definitions for journalistic


of, relating to, or characteristic of journalism or journalists
Derived Forms
journalistically, adverb
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